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In 1956, Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower ran for President of the U.S. He chose as his running mate Richard Nixon. The incumbent Eisenhower ran against Adlai Stevenson, a Democrat who previously lost to Eisenhower in the 1952 election. Eisenhower and Nixon won the 1956 election, with nearly 57% of the popular vote.